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  1. Franklin County man arrested on theft, DUI chargesRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | 101.5 CIL-FM

    A Franklin County man has been charged with theft, possession of a stolen vehicle, and driving under the influence after police say he wrecked his vehicle, stole another one, and then wrecked that one, too. According to Sheriff Don Jones, his deputies responded early Tuesday morning to a report of a break-in at a rural Benton home.


  2. Audit: $316,000 gone after Zeigler ex-treasurer indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... of stealing money during his time as Zeigler treasurer. Thorpe is to be arraigned Thursday before a federal judge in Benton. The audit prepared by accountant Dennis Uhls also says Thorpe falsified city accounting records to try to cover up theft. ... 1 comment

  3. IL man arrested after allegedly driving truck through garage door, into ditchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | KFVS12

    A reported break in at a home in Benton, Illinois lead to the arrest of a West Frankfort, Illinois man early Tuesday morning on October 17. It happened around 4:30 a.m. Deputies with the Franklin County Sheriffs Department were told that a resident was awakened by a noise inside his home which he determined was an intruder. The caller said the person left the inside of the home and went into the attached garage and entered the home owner's 2010 Chevrolet Pick-Up truck and drove it through the garage door.


  4. Mary Elizabeth JohnstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Johnston, age 91, of Benton, Kentucky, died on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky.


  5. Man facing charges in connection to bomb threat at Franklin Co., IL courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | KFVS12

    ... to report a false alarm that a bomb was concealed in the Franklin County courthouse The Franklin County Courthouse in Benton, Illinois and the Williamson County Courthouse in Marion, Ill. were closed on Wednesday, September 27 after a threat was ...


  6. 5 arrested after burglary in Valier, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | KFVS12

    ... ty on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, according to Jones. A fifth suspect, Scott Stevens, 56, of Benton, Illinois faces charges of driving while license suspended, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia.


  7. Jiu-Jitsu students thrive in PaducahRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Master Royce Gracie displays a kimura lock for students with the help of Jared Jessup, a Gracie Jiu-Jitsu professor and owner of iQ Jiu-Jitsu in Benton, Illinois.


  8. 2 courthouses evacuated in southern IL after threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | KFVS12

    The Franklin County Courthouse in Benton, Illinois and the Williamson County Courthouse in Marion, Ill. are both closed after a threat was made Wednesday morning.


  9. Doug Collins returning to Bulls as senior adviserRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2017 | ABC News

    ... was the first overall pick in the 1973 NBA draft out of Illinois State. He played high school basketball in downstate Benton, Illinois. Collins was a four-time NBA All-Star who averaged 17.9 points per game for the 76ers in eight seasons before ...


  10. Doug Collins joins Chicago Bulls as senior advisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... of the greatest cities in the world -- the fit couldn't be any better for me." Collins, 66, is a native of downstate Benton, Ill. His son Chris is heading into his fifth season as head coach at Northwestern. "His enthusiasm and expertise make this a ...


  11. Diabetes support group meeting in Benton, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... Department. The group meets the last Wednesday of each month at the small conference room in Franklin Hospital in Benton at 1:30 pm. Anyone who needs assistance in monitoring their diabetes or who wants to learn more about diabetes is welcome to ...


  12. Benton man arrested on attempted first degree murder chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    According to a news release from Sheriff Don Jones, it was at about 8:30 AM Wednesday when his office responded to the break-in call in rural Benton. After arriving on the scene, officers found signs of forced entry at the home and soon after discovered 54-year-old Eva McPherson, of West Frankfort, who told officers that she was alone in the house and she had homeowner's permission to be there.


  13. in Custody: Man wanted for attempted murder arrested in Benton, IlRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | KFVS12

    A man wanted for attempted murder has been arrested after a reported break-in at a home in rural Benton, Illinois. According to Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones, deputies responded to the home around 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept.


  14. Local Farmer Crop Box program expands from medical campus to West...Read the original story

    Sep 11, 2017 | Student Life

    ... at small farms within an hour of the St. Louis area, including Geisert Farms in Washington, Mo.; Double Star Farms in Benton, Ill.; and Earth Angel Mushrooms in Pacific, Mo. "It's a great option to support local growers," Smith said, "All of our ...


  15. Gas leak reported in Benton, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | KFVS12

    According to the Franklin County Emergency Management Agency, Ameren has secured the release of gas in the 100 block of South Main Street (Route 37).


  16. Police: driver fell asleep, crashed, caused gas leak in Benton, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | KFVS12

    According to Illinois State Police, Anthony Boykin, 18, was driving east on West Church Street, approached South Main Street, when he reportedly fell asleep behind the wheel and lost control of his car. His car crossed the east bound lane and the sidewalk and crashed into a utility pole and natural gas pipe near the intersection with South Main Street, according to ISP.


  17. Traffic light for rush hour in STL area, but heavier in southern areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 |

    Although some feared eclipse-related traffic snarls, online traffic maps and information from the departments showed lighter than normal traffic in the St. Louis area during Monday's morning rush. Heavier traffic was being reported mid-morning on Interstate 55 south between Barnhart and Pevely and in Carbondale and on Interstate 57 southbound north of Benton, Ill., where there is also construction.


  18. Three females arrested in Franklin County burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | 101.5 CIL-FM

    Franklin County Authorities say they have arrested three females in a burglary and theft at a home in rural Benton on Wednesday. Jackie Beavers of Stiritz, Bethany Smith of Benton and a 17 year old teen girl were arrested. 5 comments

  19. Jackie J. BeaversRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | KFVS12

    On Wednesday, August 16, Franklin County Police responded to a reported burglary and theft from a residence in rural Benton.


  20. Farmer v. United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | FindLaw

    Before Posner, Williams, and Sykes, Circuit Judges.Emily L. Chapuis, Matthew S. Hellman, Attorneys, Jenner & Block LLP, Washington, DC, Barry Levenstam, Attorney, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago, IL, for Petitioner-Appellant. Thomas E. Leggans, Attorney, Office of the United States Attorney, Benton, IL, for Respondent-Appellee.


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